Top rated NHL Draft prospects impressing early
Six OHL players are on NHL Central Scouting’s radar as first round candidates for the 2018 NHL Draft.
That list includes Barrett Hayton of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, Ryan McLeod of the Mississauga Steelheads, Andrei Svechnikov of the Barrie Colts, Akil Thomas of the Niagara IceDogs and defencemen Evan Bouchard of the London Knights and Ryan Merkley of the Guelph Storm who are all off to great starts so far in 2017-18.
A total of 48 players from the OHL were listed among NHL Central Scouting’s October ‘Players to Watch’ list for the 2018 NHL Draft which takes place June 22-23 in Dallas, TX.